Lucien Pissarro (1863-1944), Les Oliviers, Temps Gris, Toulon

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Object Description

From 1922, Pissarro regularly visited the Côte d’Azur on his painting trips, drawn to the region’s unique cool light. Toulon, a city along the coast, is known for its sandy beaches, coves and hillsides peppered with olive trees, such as here. Pissarro’s distinctive style was described as a ‘quivering sparkle of gardens seen in the intense sunlight after rain’ and the Artist referred to as an ‘unhesitatingly enthusiastic’ painter (H E Bates, in the foreword to the catalogue for ‘Pointillists and their Period’, Redfern Gallery).

Exhibition History
London, Leicester Galleries, ‘Lucien Pissarro’, November 1929, no.3;
Birmingham, Ruskin Gallery, ‘Lucien Pissarro’, May 1930, no.7;
London, Ben Uri Gallery, ’40th Anniversary Exhibition: Selected works by Artists Exhibited over the past 40 years’, June – July 1956, no.107.

Object History

the Artist’s family, recorded in a list of paintings in the Artist’s house ‘The Brook’, prepared by John Bensusan-Butt in 1949,
anonymous sale, Sotheby’s, London, 6 May 1959;
with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London where purchased by Mrs Lerner in September 1959;
with Leicester Galleries, London, September 1963;
with Arthur Tooth & Sons, London.

Object Literature

Thorold, Anne, ‘A Catalogue of the Oil Paintings of Lucien Pissarro’, London, 1983, pp.200-201, no.461, illustrated

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